Portland Head Light, Portland, Maine

Exploring Coastal Maine over a weekend

An itnary by sri - 4 years ago
Duration: 1 day 18 hours
Distance covered on Earth: 629.6 km/391.2 mi
Budget (avg. per person): $101 to $250
Level of Planning: A few Hours
Highlights: New England, Coastal Maine, US-1, ME-235, Portland, Atlantic Ocean, East Coast, National Park, Lighthouse, Road trip, Hiking

Day 1
Start: 00:00  Boston, MA
End: 13:00 Acadia National Park, ME
Mode: Car
Distance: 314.8 km/195.6 mi
Camp @ Sagadahoc Bay CampgroundSeven Tree Pond; Off ME-235Off ME 235, enroute to Acadia National ParkFarewell US-1N; as we approach Acadia National Park
Sights: Sagadahoc Bay, Atlantic Ocean, Coastal Maine, Seven Tree Pond
Activities: Camp, Scenic drive, ME-235, US-1
Places to Stay: Sagadahoc Bay Campground
Start: 13:00  Acadia National Park, ME
End: 10:00 (+1 days) Acadia National Park, ME
Mode: Foot, Car
Distance: 0 m/0 mi
Maine Coast from the Park loop road @ Acadia National ParkAn Acadian Bates Cairn - our guide on the Gorham mountain trailNewport Cove as seen from the Beehive trailThe Park Loop Road crossing our path @ Acadia National ParkLooking north - from atop Cadillac Mountain
Sights: Acadian Bates Cairn, Newport Cove, The Bowl, Bubble Pond, View from atop Cadillac Mountain
Activities: Hike the Gorham Trail, Hike the Beehive Trail, Photography, Camp, Visit the Thunder hole, Drive the Park Loop Road, Scenic drive
Places to Stay: Blackwoods Campground Acadia National Park

Day 2
Start: 10:00  Acadia National Park, ME
End: 18:30 Boston, MA
Mode: Car
Distance: 314.8 km/195.6 mi
Pemaquid Point LightPortland Head Light - A pleasant view!Unique-ly Maine!Pretty New England!
Sights: Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, Portland Head Light Lighthouse, Seven Tree Pond, Coastal Maine
Activities: Scenic drive, ME-235